Midfielder who helped Real Madrid win the UEFA Champions League in 1999-2000 and the Spanish Supercup in 2001.
He began his professional career with Alaves in 1993.
He appeared in a Spanish television commercial, where devoted fans showed off their tattoos of him.
He was born in San Sebastian in Basque Country, Spain.
Emilio Butragueno was another Real Madrid star who played on Spain's World Cup team.